Welcome to Calibre's news page. We hope you enjoy reading about the latest developments in our service, all the stories about people who have supported us, recent publicity, and also news about books.
The longlist of 13 books chosen by the judges of the Walter Scott Prize has been released. The shortlist will be announced by the judging panel in... More >
Comedian, actor and writer Michael Palin has been given the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for his outstanding contribution to travel... More >
Fans of The Oldie, the monthly magazine described by its editor as a light-hearted alternative to a press obsessed with youth and celebrity, may... More >
Calibre was saddened to hear that one of its longest standing narrators, veteran actress Hazel Douglas, was one of the many celebrities that passed... More >
"You have made me crazy happy from the top of my head to my toes in a way that is a little bit improper at 61," said Sebastian Barry whose novel,... More >